Last month we reviewed HMRC’s Check of Employment Status for Tax tool after HMRC refused to accept NHS Digitals status determination outcomes that had been generated by their very own tool. Now with less than 20 weeks to go before the new off-payroll working in the private sector rules are due to come into effect in April 2020, HMRC have finally launched an updated CEST.
Email is one of the most important methods of communication in the business world and for contractors it is a vital way to communicate with clients and land new contracts. Whether you’re establishing a point of contact, sending over a proposal or sharing important files for a project you’re working on, your email needs to represent you in a positive and professional manner. So just how can you further improve your email etiquette?
Does anyone remember a Chancellor of the Exchequer called Philip Hammond? Seems that much has happened since he introduced the idea of an Autumn Budget and a Spring Statement to rationalise the tax raising and public spending announcements for the forthcoming fiscal years. It seemed a sensible thing to do and everyone quickly adjusted to it.
Ivan joined PayStream just over four years ago as an Accounts Assistant and has worked his way to up to become an Accounts Senior. Ivan maintains ongoing communication with clients regarding queries on taxes, deductibility of expenses, dividends and other matters. We wanted to find out a little more about Ivan and his PayStream journey.
HMRC’s latest briefing notes on the changes to off-Payroll working rules contain a statement which the optimistic and trusting contractor will feel is a positive one whilst his or her more pessimistic and less- trusting colleague may feel the need to remain wary about.
There is a doctrine in English law called ‘legitimate expectation’. It’s there to protect a person against a public authority resiling from a representation it has made. It is is based on the principles of natural justice and fairness, and seeks to prevent the abuse of power.
Loren originally joined PayStream back in 2013 as a Compliance Assistant and now works as our Senior HR Advisor. She takes responsibility for employee relations cases, training and development, on-boarding and ad hoc project work. We wanted to find out a little more about Loren and her PayStream journey.
HMRC will consider the multiple factors when determining status. Clients should ensure that its processes and documentation support the IR35 status decision it makes (particularly when the decision is “outside IR35”). The following factors are what HMRC will consider when making an individual’s status determination statement (SDS):
At PayStream we are committed to making a difference in our local community, which is why we have launched a volunteering programme which gives our team members the opportunity to get involved with local charities. One of our Lead Accountants, Chloe Nuttall, recently had the opportunity to volunteer at FareShare who are based at Smithfield Market.